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Johann Acevedo
Johann Acevedo
Born 1953, in Coamo, lives in Orlando, FL,
Johann Acevedo
cubism
figurative

Painting



useum.org

Ernesto Akabá
Ernesto Akabá
Born 1947, in Arecibo, lives in San Juan,
Ernesto Akabá
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
critical of society

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Printmaking
Digital, Computer Art

well known for his jazz paintings and his tributes to Pablo Casals

eakaba.com

Manuel Alayo-Riera
Born 1964, Spanish-American artists, lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the 90s; lives in Barcelona since 1998,

Painting



manuelart.info

Roberto Alberty
Born 1930, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, aka El Boquio, deceased 1985, in Río Piedras,
Roberto Alberty
surrealistic
abstract
conceptual
de(con)structive

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture

one of the first conceptual and dadaistic artists on the island; vanguard writer

Escritos de Boquio
mapr.org

Olga Albizu
Olga Albizu
Born 1924, in Ponce, deceased 2005, in New York,
Olga Albizu
abstract

Painting

Most important abstract female painter of Puerto Rican descendance.


Marcos Alegría
Born 1954, in Dorado,
Marcos Alegría
surrealistic

Glass
Painting



marcosalegria.com

José R. Alicea
José R. Alicea
Born 1928, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico,
José R. Alicea
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



El Nuevo Día article 2007

Robin Alicea
Robin Alicea
Born 1980, in Ponce, Roberto C. Alicea aka Shhh,
realistic
critical of society
figurative

Audio, Sound
Painting
Photography
Printmaking



gamatonal.com

Jaime J. Altieri
Born 1953, in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Jaime J. Altieri
figurative
impressionistic

Painting
Drawing



artactif.com

Celia Altschuler
Celia Altschuler
Born 1954, in Mayagüez, lives in Hatillo,
Celia Altschuler
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media




Haydee Alvarado
Haydee Alvarado
Born in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Haydee Alvarado
decorative
figurative
naïve art
humoristic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration

one of the first Puerto Rican artists who used eBay to sell her art work to an international audience; aunt of Charles Juhász-Alvarado

Resumé

Luis Alvarez
Luis Alvarez
Born 1963, in Ponce, Luis Angel Alvarez Torres lives in Guanica,
Luis Alvarez
abstract
erotic, sexual
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture




Marie Alvarez
Marie Alvarez
aka Mia,
Marie Alvarez
figurative
decorative

Painting




Liz Damaris Amable Fantauzzi
Born 1968, in Río Piedras,
Liz Damaris Amable Fantauzzi

Painting
Digital, Computer Art




Jose Agustin Andreu
Born in Mexico City, Puerto Rican parents; raised in Mexico, Spain, France and the USA; lives in Chicago,
abstract
cubism
figurative
geometrical
naïve art

Painting



joseandreu.com
serieproject.org

Inés Aponte
Born 1956, in San Juan,
Inés Aponte
conceptual

Painting
Drawing
Installation
Video, Film



mapr.org

Alfonso Arana
Alfonso Arana
Born 1927, in New York, born Alfonso Meléndez Arana, deceased 2005, in Paris, France,
Alfonso Arana
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting

founder of the Arana Foundation

wikipedia.org

Hector Arce-Espasas
Hector Arce-Espasas
Born 1982, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Hector Arce-Espasas
abstract

Drawing
Painting
Installation



hectorarceespasas.com

Emilio Arraiza
Emilio Arraiza
Born 1969, in Vega Baja, lives in Vega Baja,
Emilio Arraiza
abstract
social
critical of society

Painting
Mixed Media



Alexis Figueroa Collection
Resumé

Rafael Arroyo Gely
Born 1913, deceased 1935,

Painting




Ricardo Ávalo
Ricardo Ávalo
Born 1967, in San Juan, member of Reacción (collective with abstract artists Javier David Ramos and Eric French),
Ricardo Ávalo
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media
Sculpture

member of O.P. Art, NY

ricardoavalo.com
op-art.org

Myrna Báez
Myrna Báez
Born 1931, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Rico,
Myrna Báez
abstract
expressionistic
(post-)feministic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking

a Latin American master

mapr.org
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña

Alejandra Baïz
Alejandra Baïz
Born 1978, in Aguadilla, aka A. Baïz; lives in Lourdes, France,
Alejandra Baïz
figurative

Painting



alejandra-baiz.webs.com

José Balay Ruiz
Born 1958, in Ponce, aka Balay or José Balay, lives in Ponce,
José Balay Ruiz
abstract
expressionistic
impressionistic
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking



jbalayrpintor.es.tl

Diógenes Ballester
Diógenes Ballester
Born 1956, in Ponce, lives in New York and Ponce,
Diógenes Ballester
expressionistic
abstract
realistic
social

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking



prdream.com
hoast.org
El Nuevo Día review of 2008 exhibition at MAPR
diogenes-ballester.com

John Balossi
John Balossi
Born 1931, in New York, lived in Puerto Rico from 1960 on, deceased 2007, in Puerto Rico,
John Balossi
decorative
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery
Printmaking



wikipedia.org

Randy Barceló
Randy Barceló
Born 1946, in Havanna, Cuba, left Cuba as a teenager, studied art and ballet in Puerto Rico, left for New York in 1965, became a choreographer and an award winning costume and set designer, deceased 1994, in New York,
Randy Barceló
decorative
figurative
abstract

Textile
Sculpture
Photography
Drawing
Painting

RB Foundation is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

fundacionrandybarcelo.org

Elí Barreto
Elí Barreto
Born 1945, in Santurce,
Elí Barreto
abstract

Painting
Printmaking



Colección Reyes-Veray

Elizabeth Barreto
Born 1987, in Bayamón, lives in Carolina, aka Iza (when she was still doing graffiti),
political
humoristic
social

Painting
Printmaking




Emilia Barrientos
Emilia Barrientos
Born 1985, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Emilia del Mar Barrientos Torres has a Puerto Rican mother and a Guatemalan father; lives in San Juan,
Emilia Barrientos
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



emiliabarrientos.carbonmade.com

William Bass Morales


Painting




Eduardo Beale
lives in Cupey,
abstract

Painting
Printmaking




Tony Bechara
Born 1942, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Tony Bechara
abstract
cubism

Painting
Printmaking



tonybechara.com

Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
Born 1983, in Hoboken, New Jersey, aka Ksandr; parents from El Salvador, was raised in PR since age 3; lives in Toa Baja, PR,
Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
architectural, urbanistic
gothic
fantasy
figurative

Graphic Art, Illustration
Drawing
Painting
Photography




Cundo Bermúdez
Born 1914, in Havanna, Cuba, lived in Puerto Rico 1968 till 1996, then moved to Miami, deceased 2008, in Miami, FL,

Painting
Printmaking
Mural



Wikipedia

Isabel Bernal
Born 1935, in San Sebastian,
realistic

Painting



mapr.org

Roberto Biaggi
Roberto Biaggi

Roberto Biaggi
figurative
abstract

Painting
Mural

co-founded CERO DESIGN with artist Celso González

robiaggiart.com
robiaggiart.blogspot.ch

Bik Ismo
Born 1981, in Arecibo, aka BIK-ISMO, aka BIK ISMO, aka BIK, aka Bikismo; Joshua Santos Rivera lives in Río Piedras,
 Bik Ismo
political

Graffiti
Painting
Installation
Graphic Art, Illustration



paintisrael.org
Los muros hablan

Jeannette Blasini
Jeannette Blasini
Born 1941, aka Janet Blasini,
Jeannette Blasini
impressionistic

Painting




Lorraine Blasor
Lorraine Blasor
Born 1951, in Long Island, New York, grew up in Europe; has been living mainly in Puerto Rico since 1966,
Lorraine Blasor
humoristic
abstract

Painting




Carmen Inés Blondet
Carmen Inés Blondet
Born 1945, in San Juan,
Carmen Inés Blondet
abstract

Sculpture
Painting



mapr.org
icaadocs.mfah.org
artepublicopr.com

Félix Bonilla Gerena
Félix Bonilla Gerena
Born 1968, in Utuado, lives in Aguadilla,
Félix Bonilla Gerena
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



tripoligallery.com

Félix Bonilla Norat
Félix Bonilla Norat
Born 1912, in Cayey, deceased 1992, in San Juan,
Félix Bonilla Norat
impressionistic
surrealistic
abstract

Painting



mapr.org
Colección Reyes-Veray

José Roberto Bonilla Ryan
Born 1947, in Aibonito, deceased 2001, in San Juan,
abstract

Painting



Colección Reyes-Veray

Luis Borrero
Born 1975, in Ponce, lives in San Juan and New York,
realistic
figurative

Painting



Colección Reyes-Veray
luisborrero.com
Atelier San Juan

Gloria Bosa Osorio

expressionistic

Painting
Collage
Drawing



Article in El Nuevo Periódico, 2011

Delta Bravo de Picó
deceased 2010, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, died at age 97,

Painting
Ceramics, Pottery

founding member of La Liga de Arte in Old San Juan and the institution's director for 35 years; she was envolved with the art magazine Plástica and founding member of the Asociación de Mujeres Artistas de Puerto Rico and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo; mother of painter Frances Picó


Osvaldo Budet
Osvaldo Budet
Born 1979, was raised in Puerto Rico, studied at EAP (Puerto Rico) and MICA (Maryland), moved to Berlin, Germany in summer 2009,
Osvaldo Budet
political
documentary
conceptual
humoristic

Painting
Photography
Video, Film



osvaldobudet.com
mapr.org

Nathan Budoff
Nathan Budoff
Born 1962, in Northampton, Massachusetts, born Nathan Eugenio Budoff McKibben,
Nathan Budoff

Painting
Drawing



artfacts.net
mapr.org

Andrés Bueso
deceased founder of the Academia de Arte Bueso de Puerto Rico, father of artist Andrés "Andy" Bueso, grand father of Nicole Bueso, uncle of artist Roxane Bueso de Magno

Painting

introduced finger painting to Puerto Rico


Andy Bueso
Andy Bueso
Born 1950, in Hato Rey, born Andrés Bueso, deceased 2000, in Hato Rey, son of artist Andrés Bueso, father of Nicole Bueso, cousin of artist Roxane Bueso de Magno
geometrical
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking



Galería Trinitaria
mapr.org
Colección Reyes-Veray

Nicole Bueso
grand daughter of Andrés Bueso, daughter of Andy Bueso and related to Roxane Bueso de Magno
abstract

Painting




Ramón Bulerín
Born 1952, in Canóvanas, José R. Osorio Bulerín,

Painting



mapr.org

Joseph A. Burgos
Joseph A. Burgos
Born 1955, in Hato Rey, lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Joseph A. Burgos
abstract
figurative

Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting
Drawing

nephew of poet Julia de Burgos

curriculum

S. Damary Burgos
S. Damary Burgos
Born 1973, in San Germán, raised in Philadelphia, lives in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico,
S. Damary Burgos
conceptual

Installation
Painting



article in La Perla del Sur
sdamaryburgos.com

Bruce Burt
Bruce Burt
Born 1947, in Manchester , N. H., lives in Rincón, Puerto Rico,
Bruce Burt
(post-)pop art

Painting




Ramón Cabán Brizzie
Ramón Cabán Brizzie
Born 1958, in San Juan, aka Cabán-Brizzie, lives in Aguas Buenas,
Ramón Cabán Brizzie
figurative

Painting



artelista.com

Luis Germán Cajiga
Luis Germán Cajiga
Born 1934, in Quebradillas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Luis Germán Cajiga
decorative
realistic
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking

popular among tourists and nostalgic Puerto Ricans

Wikipedia
mapr.org
puertoricanpainter.com

José Camacho
José Camacho
Born 1968, in Río Piedras, San Juan, lives in New Jersey and Puerto Rico,
José Camacho
abstract

Mixed Media
Painting



josecamacho.com

Paul Camacho
Paul Camacho
Born 1929, in Morovis, deceased 1989, in San Juan,
Paul Camacho
abstract
cubism

Painting

in 1977 he co-founded Grupo Frente together with Luis Hernández Cruz, Antonio Navia and Lope Max Díaz

mapr.org

Carlos Cancio
Born 1961, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carlos Cancio

Painting
Drawing



Website of the artist
mapr.org

Efrén Candelaria
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in Brookyln, New York,
Efrén Candelaria
abstract

Mixed Media
Video, Film
Drawing
Painting



Colección Reyes-Veray

Pedro Candelario
born approx. 1948; aka Leonardo Candelario (changed his name after his son), lived in Old San Juan in the late 80s, then in Hato Rey; died young (in the mid/late 90s); was also a singer and a photographer by profession

Painting
Drawing




Hubert Caño
Hubert Caño
Born 1966, in San Juan, lives in the San Juan area,
Hubert Caño
humoristic
critical of society
naïve art

Painting
Mixed Media



4art.com

José Caraballo
Born 1930, in Santurce, moved to New York in 1947, deceased 1992, in Collegedale, Tennessee,
figurative
naïve art

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting

Was President of H.A.L. (Hispanic Artist League)

Wikipedia

Williams Carmona
Williams Carmona
Born 1967, in Pinar del Río, Cuba, lives in Guaynabo, in Puerto Rico since 1992,
Williams Carmona
surrealistic
expressionistic

Painting



www.williamscarmona.com

Amanda Carmona Bosch
Amanda Carmona Bosch
Born 1956, in Río Piedras, lives in San Juan and other places,
Amanda Carmona Bosch
expressionistic
automatistic

Painting
Mixed Media



Resumé (pdf)
mag Multi Art Group (online portfolio)

Ada Carmona Rivera
Ada Carmona Rivera
Born 1959, in Panama, Puerto Rican parents; studied in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Ada Carmona Rivera
surrealistic
expressionistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting

member of Mujeres Artistas de Puerto Rico, Liga de Damas de todas las naciones (NY) and Latin International Regional Artists (NY)

aapprinc.org

Jaime Carreño
Born 1931, in Mayagüez,
abstract

Painting




Jaime Carrero
Born 1931, in Mayagüez, spent his life between Puerto Rico and New York, called himself a Nuyorican, , deceased 2013,

Painting

worked in the Art Department at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico’s San Germán Campus and was the head of the department from 1979 to 1995

mapr.org

Camilo Carrión Zayas
Born 1973, in Río Piedras,
abstract
figurative

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Photography



camilocarrion.com

Benjamin Casiano
Benjamin Casiano
Born 1966, in New York City, currently lives in Stratford CT,
Benjamin Casiano
abstract
cubism
fauvism
figurative

Painting



casiano.info

Myritza Castillo
Myritza Castillo
Born 1981, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Myritza C. Castillo Irizarry lives in Bayamón, Puerto Rico,
Myritza Castillo
realistic

Photography
Video, Film
Painting



myritzart.com

Moisés Castillo Cruz
Moisés Castillo Cruz
Born 1964, in Ponce, deceased 2015, in Puerto Rico,
Moisés Castillo Cruz
abstract
realistic

Painting

winner of 2nd prize in the painting category at 2007 Florence Biennale

article by R. J. Lugo-Ferrer, Yagrumal magazine, 1995 (pdf)
Obituary

Glennys Castro
Glennys Castro
Born 1972, in Ponce,
Glennys Castro
figurative
decorative

Painting



glennyscastro.com

Orlando Castro Ortiz
Orlando Castro Ortiz
Born 1961, in Las Piedras, lives in Caguas,
Orlando Castro Ortiz
abstract
figurative

Painting
Drawing



artelista.com
Website

Fran Cervoni
Fran Cervoni
Born 1913, in Guayama, sometimes misspelled Frank Cevoni, deceased 2001, in Río Piedras, San Juan,
Fran Cervoni
impressionistic

Painting



in memoriam

Wilfredo Chiesa
Born 1952, in Old San Juan,
Wilfredo Chiesa
abstract

Painting




Eduardo Cintrón
Eduardo Cintrón
Born 1979, in Germany, moved to San Francisco in 2007 after years in New York,
Eduardo Cintrón
critical of society
conceptual

Video, Film
Painting
Digital, Computer Art
Multi Media
Performance



eduardocintron.com

Robert Coane
Robert Coane
lives in the USA,
Robert Coane
critical of society
political
figurative

Drawing
Painting



Lehman CUNY, Palante show 1993
atelier-rc.com (under reconstruction)

Stanley Coll
Stanley Coll
Born 1954, in Cayey, lives in Bayamón,
Stanley Coll
naïve art
realistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Drawing



artist's website

Raphael Angel Collazo
Raphael Angel Collazo
Born 1943, in San Juan, moved to New York in 1944, grew up on Lower East Side, deceased 1990, in New York,
Raphael Angel Collazo
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



rcollazo.org

Carlos Collazo Mettei
Carlos Collazo Mettei
Born 1956, in Ponce, deceased 1990, in San Juan,
abstract

Painting




Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in New York, member of O.P. Art, NY
Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
conceptual
abstract

Installation
Video, Film
Painting
Drawing
Multi Media
Mixed Media



naydacollazollorens.com
artefilo.org
op-art.org

Papo Colo
Papo Colo
Born 1946, in San Juan, lives in New York; born Francisco Colon Quintero,
Papo Colo
expressionistic
critical of society
conceptual

Performance
Painting
Photography
Drawing
Audio, Sound

Co-founder and artistic director of Exit Art, New York; founder and artistic director of Trickster Theater; curator, designer and poetic writer

exitart.org
trickstertheater.org
artfacts.net
papocolo.com

Mariestella Colón Astacio
Born 1970, in Hato Rey, lives in Atlanta GA,
abstract
realistic
surrealistic

Mixed Media
Painting
Photography

founder of GalleryArtist.com

mariestella.com

Julio Colón Bermúdez
Born 1962, in New York, lives in Coamo, Puerto Rico,

Printmaking
Painting



gandiastudio.com

Oscar Colón Delgado
deceased 1968,

Painting




Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Born 1963, in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, studio in Caguas,
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
expressionistic
figurative

Mixed Media
Painting

director of Yagrumal Art & Culture Magazine, correspondent for Francachela magazine

absolutearts.com
francachela.org

Fernando Colón González
Fernando Colón González
Born 1966, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Fernando Colón González
abstract

Drawing
Painting



fernandostudio.info

Cecilio Colón Guzmán
Cecilio Colón Guzmán
Born 1959, in Barranquitas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Cecilio Colón Guzmán
expressionistic
(post-)pop art

Painting



ceciarte.com

Rafael Colón Morales


Painting




Miguel Conesa Osuna
Miguel Conesa Osuna
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Miguel Conesa Osuna
surrealistic
realistic
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Sculpture



ponce.inter.edu
recent works

Félix R. Cordero
Born 1931, in Ponce, Félix Rafael Cordero, the oldest of nine children, left for New York and Chicago in 1953, lived in Ecuador in the early 90s and returned to Puerto Rico in 1994; lives in Ponce; brother of deceased photographer Félix Cordero,
Félix R. Cordero
figurative
decorative

Painting
Drawing



galeriaexodo.com
prarte.com
Book with works

Mayra Cordova Amy
Born in Santurce, lives in Old San Juan,
Mayra Cordova Amy
decorative
expressionistic
abstract
figurative

Painting



geocities.com (images of works)

Carlos D. Correa Salas
Carlos D. Correa Salas
Born 1964, in Santiago, Chile, studied in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Carlos D. Correa Salas
figurative
expressionistic
erotic, sexual
conceptual
abstract
spiritual

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting
Sculpture
Video, Film



freebornstudio.carbonmade.com

José Luis Cortés
José Luis Cortés
Born in Philadelphia (Puerto Rican), grew up in Puerto Rico, lives in New York; aka Jose L. Cortes,
José Luis Cortés
erotic, sexual

Painting
Photography
Performance

member of O.P. Art, NY

jlcortes.com
op-art.org

Antonio Cortés Rolón
Born 1951, in Cidra, Puerto Rico,
Antonio Cortés Rolón
impressionistic
decorative

Sculpture
Painting




Karla Cott
Karla Cott
Born 1980, in Arecibo, aka Karla A. Cott; currently lives in Baltimore MD, USA,
Karla Cott
social
figurative

Painting
Installation
Drawing



karlacott.com

Daniel Cotté
Born 1973, in Santurce,

Painting
Printmaking




Lionel Cruet
Lionel Cruet
Born 1989, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives and works in New York,
Lionel Cruet
documentary
social
environmental

Painting
Photography
Intervention
New Media
Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art



lionelcruet.com

Brenda Cruz
Brenda Cruz
Born 1974, in San Juan, lives in Madrid, Spain; aka Brenda A. Cruz Díaz,
Brenda Cruz
(post-)feministic
abstract
conceptual
social

Installation
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Painting



saatchiart.com/BrendaCruz

Juan Alberto Cruz

Juan Alberto Cruz

Painting




Moisés Cruz Báez
Moisés Cruz Báez
Born 1986, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Moisés Cruz Báez
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graffiti
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Painting




Raymond Cruz Corchado
Raymond Cruz Corchado
Born 1968, in Humacao,
Raymond Cruz Corchado
expressionistic

Painting



raymondcruzcorchado.com

Annelly Cruz Padilla
Annelly Cruz Padilla
Born 1981, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón; married to artist Abbimael Rojas,
Annelly Cruz Padilla
figurative
realistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration




Miguel Ángel Cruz Villanueva
Born 1954, in Bayamón, lives in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico, deceased 2010, in Puerto Rico,
social

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Performance
Installation



Resumé

Lydia Cubano
Lydia Cubano
Born in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, grew up in Puerta de Tierra; now lives in the country side,
Lydia Cubano
expressionistic
abstract
figurative

Painting



puertadetierra.com

Felipe Cuchi
Felipe Cuchi
Born 1950, in Santurce,
humoristic
social
political

Painting
Sculpture



msa-x.org

Alison Daubercies de Morán
Alison Daubercies de Morán
Born 1931, in London,
Alison Daubercies de Morán
abstract

Painting




Maritza Dávila
Born 1952, in Santurce, lives in Memphis, Tenneessee,
Maritza Dávila
(post-)feministic
social
figurative

Painting
Printmaking



atabeira.com

Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
Born 1958, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
(post-)pop art
critical of society
humoristic
abstract
political

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media



davilarinaldi.com

Alejandro De Jesús
Alejandro De Jesús
Born 1944, in Guaynabo, aka Alejandro DJ; grew up in Caguas; lived in Connecticut, has his studio in Caguas,
Alejandro De Jesús
realistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing



alejandrodj.com

Daniel de Jesús
Daniel de Jesús
Born 1982, in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania U.S.A, lives in Philadelphia,
Daniel de Jesús
surrealistic
figurative

Painting
Digital, Computer Art



dejesusart.com

Enrique de Jesús Torres
Enrique de Jesús Torres
Born 1958, in Villalba, Puerto Rico, lives in Aibonito, Puerto Rico since 1986,
Enrique de Jesús Torres
critical of society
figurative
social

Painting



artedejesus.carbonmade.com

Nini de la Torre
Nini de la Torre
Born 1959, in Havanna, Cuba, born Isabel de la Torre; lives in Puerto Rico,
Nini de la Torre
expressionistic
spiritual

Painting



ninidelatorre.com

María de Mater O'Neill
Born 1960, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico; aka Marimater O'Neill,
María de Mater O'Neill
expressionistic
(post-)feministic

Painting



marimateroneill.com
Lehman CUNY group show

Redo del Olmo
Redo del Olmo
Born 1961, in Bayamón, born Rafael E. del Olmo, aka REDO, lives in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico,
Redo del Olmo
abstract

Ceramics, Pottery
Painting
Sculpture
Mixed Media



redodelolmo.com

Frances del Valle

surrealistic

Painting

member of Mirador Azul; first solo show in 1963; she was a student of surrealist painter and professor Eugenio Fernández Granell and a colleague of Roberto Alberty; she still works as an artist


Osiris Delgado
Osiris Delgado
Born 1920, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Osiris Delgado Mercado, deceased 2017, in San Juan, April 1, 1920-March 18, 2017,
Osiris Delgado

Painting

one of the curators of the Galería Nacional (ICP) that opened in 2007

short bio

José A. Delgado Ortiz

decorative
figurative
realistic

Painting




Coral Delmar
Coral Delmar
Born 1962, in Puerto Rico, Coral Delmar Ortíz lives in Old San Juan,
Coral Delmar
abstract
architectural, urbanistic
spiritual
surrealistic

Glass
Painting

runs an art glass studio since 1983

coraldelmarvitral.com

Ralph DeRomero Rivera
Ralph DeRomero Rivera
Born 1946, in New York, childhood in New York, studied in Puerto Rico and New York, lived in the USA, in Mexico and Paris, Ponce and San Juan, deceased 2000, in San Juan,
Ralph DeRomero Rivera
figurative
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Printmaking

website and retrospective exhibition in preparation

artefoundation.com
Resumé

Fabián Detrés
Born 1978, in Maricao, Puerto Rico,
Fabián Detrés

Painting
Drawing



Resumé (pdf)
MoLAA auction 2007

Lope Max Díaz
Lope Max Díaz
Born 1943, in Santurce, aka Lope Max Díaz-Rivera; lives in North Carolina (USA),
Lope Max Díaz
abstract
geometrical

Painting

in 1977 he co-founded the Grupo Frente with artists Antonio Navia, Luis Hernández Cruz and Paul Camacho

lopemaxdiaz.com/

Miguel Guela Díaz
Miguel Guela Díaz
Born 1977, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in San Germán,
Miguel Guela Díaz
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture



galeriayemaya.com

Rabindranat Díaz Cardona
Born 1972, in San Sebastián, lives in San Juan,
Rabindranat Díaz Cardona
humoristic
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



Walter Otero Gallery

Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Born 1984, in Bayamón, lives in Guaynabo,
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
figurative
(post-)feministic
critical of society
de(con)structive
expressionistic

Photography
Multi Media
Video, Film
Painting
Drawing



Video of 2008 show in San Juan

Omar Dieppa
Omar Dieppa
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, Omar D. Dieppa Crespo vive en San Juan,
Omar Dieppa
abstract
critical of society
figurative
impressionistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

Marcos Dimas
Marcos Dimas

Marcos Dimas
surrealistic
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media



tallerboricua.org

Eluard Dobal
Born 1948, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo,
abstract

Painting



eluarddobal.com

Manuel Dolagaray Balado


Painting




Calin Dover Tarrats
Calin Dover Tarrats
Born 1969, in Bronx, New York, aka Janielsabe and DJ Reagan; lives in San Juan,
Calin Dover Tarrats
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
political
social

Mixed Media
Painting
Audio, Sound



Résumé (pdf)

Edouard Duval Carrié
Born 1954, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Haitian artist, partly grew up in Puerto Rico, studied in Canada and France; lives in Miami FL,

Painting
Sculpture



edouard-duval-carrie.com
wikipedia.org

 Dzine
Dzine
Born 1970, in Chicago, family from Salinas, Puerto Rico; lives in the USA; born Carlos Rolón,
 Dzine
(post-)pop art
abstract

Graffiti
Painting
Mural
Audio, Sound



dzinechicago.com

Concepción Echazábal
Concepción Echazábal
Born 1950, in Havanna, Cuba, Concepción Echazábal Méndez was raised in Santurce, San Juan. She lives and works in Caguas.,
Concepción Echazábal

Painting
Sculpture
Mosaic

Recently she has made an investigation about the Puerto Rican sculptor Tomás Batista Encarnación, who was her professor in the early 1970s at the ICP.

Portfolio (pdf)

Dafne Elvira
Dafne Elvira
Born 1964, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Puerto Rican; lives in Puerto Rico,
Dafne Elvira

Painting



petrusgallery.com

Carlos Erazo
Carlos Erazo

Carlos Erazo

Painting




Hector Escalante Jr.
lives in Caguas, son of artist Hector Escalante Sr.,

Painting
Graffiti




Hector Escalante Sr.
lives in Caguas, father of artist Hector Escalante Jr.,
abstract
figurative

Painting




Elizam Escobar
Elizam Escobar
Born 1948, in Ponce, lives in San Juan after 19 years of political imprisonment,
Elizam Escobar
expressionistic
political
critical of society

Painting

dean of the Painting Department of the School of Fine Arts (Escuela de Artes Plásticas) in San Juan, Puerto Rico

artfacts.net
wikipedia.org
El Nuevo Día article, November 2007
El Nuevo Día report 2007

Rolando Esteves
Rolando Esteves
Born 1967, lives in Puerto Rico,
critical of society
social

Painting
Drawing
Intervention




 Exor
Exor
aka Sir Exor One, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, brother of graffiti artist Mero, member of SWAT (Soul and Wisdom Aesthetics Theory)
 Exor
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
critical of society
expressionistic
political
social

Graffiti
Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Photography
Painting
Video, Film

colaborates with art magazine Con Boca

graffiti.org
myspace.com/exor1
works on youtube.com

Carlos Fajardo
Carlos Fajardo
Born 1953, in Mayagüez, Carlos Fajardo Heyliger lives in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico,
Carlos Fajardo
(post-)pop art
critical of society
expressionistic
figurative
political
realistic
social
humoristic

Painting
Drawing
Fake Art



msa-x.org

Federico Farrington
Born in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Federico Farrington
erotic, sexual
surrealistic
humoristic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture




Lauren Feece
Lauren Feece
Born in USA, grew up in the US (IN, IL); moved to Moca, Puerto Rico with her Puerto Rican husband-artist Chris Silva,
Lauren Feece

Drawing
Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration



laurenfeece.com

Angel Feliciano
Angel Feliciano
Born 1956, in Santurce, lives in Coamo, Puerto Rico,
Angel Feliciano
impressionistic
realistic

Painting



alfa.vpweb.com

Ramón Feliciano
Ramón Feliciano
Born 1946, in Ponce, lives in Caguas,
Ramón Feliciano
abstract
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media



Exhibition in Caguas 2011

Victor Alejandro Fernández
Born 1990, in Villa Clara, Cuba, moved to Puerto Rico in 2002, lives in Caguas, starts receiving formal art instruction from Rafael Rivera Ortíz in 2004
surrealistic
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



victoralejandro.com

Eugenio Fernández Granell
Eugenio Fernández Granell
Born 1912, in La Coruña, Spain, moves to the Dominican Republic in 1939, later to Guatemala, Puerto Rico (where he becomes professor for Art History in the University of Puerto Rico), Los Angeles and New York; returns to Spain (Madrid) in 1985, deceased 2001, in Madrid, Spain,
Eugenio Fernández Granell
surrealistic

Painting

is being refered to as a Dominican and Spanish painter; has had an important influence on the Puerto Rican art scene (founder of Mirador Azul)

fundacion-granell.org
latinartmuseum.com

Meme Ferré
Meme Ferré
Born 1956, in Miami, FL, grew up between Miami and Ponce, lives in Miami Beach, FL and Adjuntas, Puerto Rico; niece of MAP founder Luis A. Ferré,
Meme Ferré
abstract
expressionistic
architectural, urbanistic
realistic

Painting
Photography
Mixed Media



memeferre.com

Rafael Ferrer
Rafael Ferrer
Born 1933, in Santurce, lives in New York,
Rafael Ferrer
abstract
surrealistic
de(con)structive

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
former gallery Nancy Hoffman
current gallery Adam Baumgold

Malcom Ferrer Andino
Malcom Ferrer Andino

Malcom Ferrer Andino
figurative

Painting
Sculpture




Dionis Figueroa
Born 1956, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, aka Dionys; lives in Puerto Rico (unconfirmed),
abstract

Painting



Bibliography (Wikipedia)

Esteban Figueroa


Painting



figueroainfierno.blogspot.com/
project of the artist in Buenos Aires, Arg.

Ismael Figueroa
Born 1965, in Ponce,

Sculpture
Drawing
Painting




Josean Figueroa
Josean Figueroa
Born 1969, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Josean Figueroa
architectural, urbanistic
figurative
surrealistic

Painting



Resumé
joseanfigueroa.com

Raimundo Figueroa
Raimundo Figueroa
Born 1957, in San Juan,
Raimundo Figueroa
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking



raimundofigueroa.com

Guillermo Figuoli
Born in Argentina, lives in San Juan,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




Liliana Folta
Liliana Folta
Born 1960, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico since 1984 with five years of travelling back and forth to Texas and California; moved to Boston in August 2009,
Liliana Folta
surrealistic
conceptual

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery



lilianafolta.com

Antonio Fonseca Vazquez
lives in Southbridge, MA, USA,
Antonio Fonseca Vazquez

Painting




Carmelo Fontánez
Carmelo Fontánez
Born 1945, in Río Piedras, lives in Caimito, Puerto Rico,
Carmelo Fontánez
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing




Arturo Fort


Painting




Jaime Fournier
Born 1935, in San Juan,
Jaime Fournier
expressionistic

Painting




Moisés Fragela Zayas
Moisés Fragela Zayas
Born 1976, in Río Piedras, lived in Florida 1990-1996, now lives in Toa Baja,
Moisés Fragela Zayas
figurative
abstract
realistic
cubism
naïve art

Painting

participated in the Florence Biennale 2007

moisesfragela.com

Eric French
Eric French
Born 1969, in Indiana, USA, aka Eric Hayden French; lives in Caimito, Puerto Rico; member of Reacción (collective with abstract artists Ricardo Ávalo and Javier David Ramos),
Eric French
abstract
(post-)pop art

Painting



primerahora.com
endi.com
medialworks.com
reaccionpr.blogspot.com

Teo Freytes
Teo Freytes
Born 1953, in Mexico, lives in Old San Juan, founder of msa-x.org; MSA stands for "Movimiento Sintesista Actualizado" (co-founder: Luis Stephenberg)
Teo Freytes
political
surrealistic
critical of society
realistic

Digital, Computer Art
Printmaking
Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound



msa-x.org

Yolanda Fundora
Yolanda Fundora
Born 1953, in Cuba, moved to New York at age 8; lived in San Juan 1981-1991; currently lives in New Jersey,
Yolanda Fundora
(post-)feministic

Digital, Computer Art
Painting
Drawing
Photography
Mixed Media



yolandafundora.com

Ivonne Galanes Sward
Born 1963, in San Juan, daughter of artist Ricardo Galanes Llorens
figurative
abstract

Painting



ivonnegalanes.com

Aracelis Galarza


Painting




José Galarza

figurative

Painting




Frances Gallardo
Frances Gallardo
Born 1984, in San Juan, Frances Gallardo Varela lives in San Juan and New York,
Frances Gallardo
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Performance
Intervention
Installation



francesgallardo.blogspot.com/

Sylvia Ganganelli Angulo

Sylvia Ganganelli Angulo
abstract
figurative
decorative

Painting




Alex Garcia
Alex Garcia
Born 1973, in Río Piedras, aka Alex Omar Garcia, raised in Pennsylvania, lives in San Antonio, Texas,
Alex Garcia
figurative
realistic

Drawing
Painting



alexgarciafineart.com

Alex García
Alex García
Born 1976, in San Juan, aka Alex J. García; lives in Guaynabo,
Alex García
figurative

Painting



myspace.com/alexarte

Awilda Garcia
Awilda Garcia
Born 1960, in Caguas, born Antonia Garcia Rosario, lives in Caguas,
Awilda Garcia
conceptual
de(con)structive

Installation
Mixed Media
Painting




Daniel Garcia
Daniel Garcia
Born 1967, in Miami Beach, Florida, Puerto Rican parents, lives in Miami,
Daniel Garcia
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Drawing
Painting



dgarciaart.com
Interview on blogspot.com

Hebé García Benítez
Hebé García Benítez
Born 1964, in Miami, FL, USA, lives in Ponce,
Hebé García Benítez
figurative
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Painting
Mixed Media

co-founder of grupo de mujeres artistas Triada

hebegarcia.com

Domingo García Dávila
Domingo García Dávila
Born 1932, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, aka DOMINGO; lives in Santurce,
Domingo García Dávila
expressionistic
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking



artefoundation.com
absolutearts.com/portfolios/d/domingo/
obragaleria.com
puertoricofineartsgallery.com
Resumé (pdf)

Martín García Rivera
Born 1960, in Arecibo,
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez

Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
expressionistic
social

Drawing
Painting



garcia-gonzalez.com
garcia-gonzalez.blogspot.com

Luis García-Nerey
Born 1973, lives in Florida; aka Luis García Nerey,
Luis García-Nerey
de(con)structive
humoristic

Mixed Media
Painting



MoLAA auction 2007
luisgarcianerey.com
El Nuevo Día article 2008

Peter Gaztambide
Born 1949, in Miami, lives in Florida,
abstract

Painting




Luisa Géigel Brunet
Luisa Géigel Brunet
Born 1916, in San Juan, aka Luisa Geigel de Gandía, deceased 2008, in Puerto Rico,
Luisa Géigel Brunet
figurative
abstract

Painting
Sculpture

her art career was condemned at her time because of nudity; one of the first Puerto Rican female artists to pursue formal studies in painting in Europe and in the United States


Iván Girona
Iván Girona
Born 1977, in Puerto Rico, José Iván Girona Maldonado lives in Levittown; aka José Iván Girona and J I Girona,
Iván Girona
conceptual
critical of society
erotic, sexual

Installation
Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media

solo show at CIRCA 2008; Muestra Nacional ICP 2009; with PR Fine Arts during CIRCA 2010


Muriel Taub Glantzman
lives in NYC,
abstract

Painting

exhibited in Puerto Rico in the early 1960s

local-artists.org

David Goitia

David Goitia

Painting




Lourdes Gomez
lives in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico,
impressionistic

Painting




Manuel Gómez


Painting




Betzaida González
Born in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Betzaida González
figurative
erotic, sexual

Painting



geocities.com/betzaida_gonzalez
blinkfineart.com

Celso González
Born 1973, in Loíza, lives in Puerto Rico,
Celso González
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Video, Film
Drawing
Mosaic
Audio, Sound
Mural

co-founded CERO DESIGN with artist Roberto Biaggi

celsoart.com

José González
José González
Born 1982, in Bronx, New York, José Antonio González Pérez, aka Elpho, Elph One and Kuyu (tattoos); raised in Caguas, lives in Río Piedras and Caguas,
José González
social
figurative
humoristic
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
surrealistic

Graffiti
Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media

member of graffiti crews CBA FRESH and HTO; is also a tattoo artist

myspace.com/elpho_uno

Michael Anthony González
Born 1972, in Mayagüez, lives in Santurce,
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Installation



ENDI article June 2007

José Miguel González Diez
José Miguel González Diez
Born 1961, in Hato Rey, lives in Hato Rey (San Juan),
José Miguel González Diez
abstract
realistic

Painting
Printmaking



Resumé (pdf)

José Manuel González Encarnación
José Manuel González Encarnación
Born 1967, in Río Piedras, aka José Magú González, son of artist Luis Manuel González Pérez,
José Manuel González Encarnación
figurative
humoristic
naïve art

Painting

autodidactic painter

Resumé (pdf)

Luis Manuel González Pérez
Luis Manuel González Pérez
Born 1934, in Santurce, father of artist José Manuel González Encarnación,
Luis Manuel González Pérez
cubism
humoristic

Painting




José Graziani-Waldy
Born 1973, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
José Graziani-Waldy
expressionistic

Painting




Josué Guarionex
Josué Guarionex
Born 1974, in Cataño, raised in Morovis, lives in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico; born Josué Guarionex Colón Rosado,
Josué Guarionex
realistic
abstract
political

Photography
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



josueguarionex.blogspot.com
josueguarionex.weebly.com

Tania Guerrera
Tania Guerrera
Born 1970, in Santurce, Puerto Rico, lives in New York since 1983,
Tania Guerrera
political
naïve art

Painting

granddaughter of the late singer/songwriter Bobby Capó

taniaguerrera.com
Thoughts and Transformations (book by T. Guerrera)

Edwin Guevarez Blanco
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in Hato Rey,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




Marina Gutiérrez
Born 1954, in New York,

Painting
Mixed Media



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
Lehman CUNY group show

Angel Guzmán
Born 1959, in Utuado, lives in Puerto Rico,
abstract

Painting




Miguel Ángel Guzmán Ortiz
Born 1939, in Utuado, grew up in New York, returned to Puerto Rico in the 80s where he still lives,
figurative

Painting
Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing



exhibition review 2006, Utuado
short biography (in Spanish)

Rosita Haeussler


Painting
Drawing




Oz Haver
Oz Haver
Born 1982, in San Juan, Osvaldo Enrique Colón Haver lives in Carolina, PR,
Oz Haver
lowbrow

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting



ozhaver.com

José Hermitanho
José Hermitanho
Born 1948, in Guayanilla, José Hermitaño Lugo Bulted lives in San Juan,
José Hermitanho
neorealistic
erotic, sexual
figurative
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture



hermitanho.artelista.com
cayomecenas.com
artistasdelatierra.com

Anaida Hernández
Anaida Hernández
Born 1954, in Mayagüez, lives in New York and Puerto Rico,
Anaida Hernández
(post-)feministic
conceptual
critical of society

Mixed Media
Video, Film
Painting
Printmaking



Lehman CUNY show
Lehman CUNY group show

Harry Hernández

critical of society

Mixed Media
Painting




Marilin Hernández

Marilin Hernández
(post-)feministic
erotic, sexual
figurative

Painting



blinkfineart.com

Marlene Hernández
Born in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Marlene Hernández
surrealistic

Painting
Mixed Media



acuetogallery.com

Miguel Hernández
Miguel Hernández
Born in Santurce, lives in Florida, aka Mike Hernandez,
Miguel Hernández
humoristic
naïve art

Painting



puertoricoartist.com

Miriam Hernández


Painting




Waldemar Hernández
lives in Trujillo Alto,
abstract

Painting
Installation




Yasmín Hernández
Yasmín Hernández
Born 1975, in Brooklyn, New York, lives in New York,
Yasmín Hernández
political
critical of society

Painting
Mural



yasminhernandez.com

Manuel Hernández Acevedo
Manuel Hernández Acevedo
Born 1921, in Aguas Buenas, deceased 1988, in San Juan,
Manuel Hernández Acevedo
abstract
realistic
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking



artefoundation.com

Luis Hernández Cruz
Luis Hernández Cruz
Born 1936, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Luis Hernández Cruz
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking
Glass

in 1977 he co-founded the Grupo Frente with artists Antonio Navia, Lope Max Díaz and Paul Camacho

Puerto Rican posters
luishernandezcruz.com
www.artefoundation.com
article El Nuevo Día, June 2009

Susana Herrero Kunhardt
Born 1945, in New York, USA, lives in Puerto Rico since 1946,
Susana Herrero Kunhardt
(post-)feministic
figurative

Printmaking
Drawing
Painting



artfacts.net
viapgalerie.nl
gandiastudio.com

Lorenzo Homar
Lorenzo Homar
Born 1913, in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, deceased 2004, in Puerto Rico,
Lorenzo Homar
realistic
critical of society
political

Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting
Drawing



botello.com
zenstudio.com
radiouniversidad.org
puertadetierra.com
atelier-rc.com

Ivonne Hurley
Ivonne Hurley
Born 1955, lives in Houston, TX,
Ivonne Hurley
expressionistic

Painting

ran the galleries 778 and URI in San Juan


Carlos Irizarry
Carlos Irizarry
Born 1938, in Santa Isabel, lives in Old San Juan,
Carlos Irizarry
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



artefoundation.com
short curriculum by zenstudio.com
artnet.com
puertoricanpainter.com
elmuseo.org
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

Marcos Irizarry
Born 1936, in Mayagüez, aka Marcos Yrizarry; worked mainly in Madrid and Ibiza, deceased 1995, in San Juan,
Marcos Irizarry
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking

Irizarry is part of the permanent collection of the MuSA in Mayagüez

uprm.edu (MuSA news)
artefoundation.com

Luis Ivorra Inés
Born 1952, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, lives in Puerto Rico,
Luis Ivorra Inés

Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture
Painting




Domingo Izquierdo
Born 1931, in Arecibo, lives in Colombia,
Domingo Izquierdo
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Sculpture




Diego Jacobson
Born in Argentina, lives in Caguas,
abstract

Painting



diegojacobson.com

Ivelisse Jiménez
Ivelisse Jiménez
Born 1966, in Ciales, lives in Puerto Rico and New York,
Ivelisse Jiménez
abstract

Painting
Installation
Drawing



ivelissejimenez.com

Jorge Jímenez
from Ponce?,

Painting




Wilfredo Labiosa
deceased 2015, in San Juan,
decorative
figurative

Painting
Drawing



Obituary

Marta Lahens Conde
Marta Lahens Conde
Born 1975, in Santurce, lives in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico,
Marta Lahens Conde
abstract

Painting
Drawing



martalahens.com

Olga Lang
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in Bayamón; mother of artist Ignacio Lang,
decorative
impressionistic

Painting
Printmaking




Luis Larrazábal
Luis Larrazábal
Born 1948, in Guatemala, lives in Puerto Rico since 1979, last name sometimes spelled with s instead of z; conservator,
social
cubism
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking



conservationlarrazabal.com

Lilliam Larregoity
Lilliam Larregoity
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, lives in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico,
Lilliam Larregoity
figurative
decorative
realistic

Painting



Resumé

Edgardo Larregui


Painting
Mixed Media
Video, Film



galeriayemaya.com

Brian Larrosa
Born 1985, in Cienfuegos, Cuba, in Puerto Rico since 1994, lives in Cupey,
abstract

Painting




Gerville Rene Larsen
Born in St. Croix, USVI, 6th generation Crucian but from Puerto Rican ancestors; lives in St. Croix,

Painting



tallerlarjas.com

Roberto Laureano Rodas
Born 1952, in Santurce,
abstract

Painting




Tadeo Lazaro Garcia
Tadeo Lazaro Garcia
Born 1962, in Santurce, lives in Miami,
Tadeo Lazaro Garcia

Painting
Drawing



tadeofinearts.com

Georges Le Chevallier
Georges Le Chevallier
Born 1966, in Garges-les-Gonesse, Sarcell, France, Georges Patrick Le Chevallier; Puerto Rican mother, French father; born in a suburb of Paris, moved to Puerto Rico as a toddler, grew up in California, lives in North Carolina, USA,
Georges Le Chevallier
realistic
(post-)pop art
humoristic
social

Painting
Sculpture
Photography
Drawing



glcart.com

Zuleika Lebrón
Zuleika Lebrón
Born 1971, in San Juan, lives in Gurabo,
Zuleika Lebrón
decorative

Painting



zuleikalebron.com

Erick Ledesma
Erick Ledesma
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, lives in Old San Juan,
Erick Ledesma
realistic
decorative
architectural, urbanistic

Painting
Printmaking



studioledesma.com

Joe León Torres
Born 1980, in Río Piedras, aka Skullberry, member of El Grupo SWAT,
figurative
lowbrow
(post-)pop art
surrealistic
automatistic
post minimalistic

Graffiti
Painting
Drawing
Video, Film
Installation
Printmaking




José Lerma
José Lerma
Born 1971, in Seville, Spain, Puerto Rican father, grew up in Dorado, Puerto Rico, lives in Brooklyn, NY; born José Rodríguez Lerma, aka Tete,
José Lerma
humoristic
conceptual
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation



joselerma.com
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY

Amber Lia-Kloppel
Amber Lia-Kloppel
Born 1977, in Ithaca, New York, devides her time between San Juan and upstate New York,
Amber Lia-Kloppel
realistic
figurative

Painting



amberlia-kloppel.com

Taira Liceaga
Taira Liceaga
Born 1970, in Río Piedras, lives in Canada,
Taira Liceaga
(post-)feministic
realistic

Installation
Painting
Textile



mestizas.com

José María Lima

surrealistic

Painting

member of Mirador Azul


Daniel Lind Ramos
Daniel Lind Ramos
Born 1953, in Loíza, lives in Loíza,
Daniel Lind Ramos
realistic

Painting



artfacts.net

Julio Llort Guindulain
Julio Llort Guindulain
Born 1937, in Barcelona, Spain, lives in the Dominican Republic; son of Puerto Rico based parents, lived some years in Puerto Rico,
Julio Llort Guindulain
realistic
figurative

Painting



juliollort.com

Teresa López
Teresa López
Born 1957, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan, Interimistic Dean of EAP, former editor of Orificio and other publications
Teresa López
(post-)pop art
abstract
decorative

Painting
Photography
Digital, Computer Art



eap.edu

Rolando López Dirube
Born 1928, in Havana, Cuba, deceased 1997, in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
geometrical
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Installation
Printmaking




Miguel Luciano
Miguel Luciano
Born 1972, in Río Piedras, lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Miguel Luciano
conceptual
social
political
humoristic

Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Intervention



prdream.com
nyu.edu
RZR's blog, see April 20, 2007
Wave Hill, Pure Plantainum Series
CUE Art Foundation, TFAO Resource Library
Subversion of Consumerism through Culture
Claridad article on Macheteras Nikes
miguelluciano.com

Rubén Luciano
Born 1982, in Santurce, Sheto lives in Río Piedras,
abstract
conceptual
critical of society

Graffiti
Video, Film
Photography
Installation
Painting




Arnaldo Maas
aka Fray Marcolino (Franciscan order priest); lived in Puerto Rico approx. 1940-1970, Augusto Marín was his student in Puerto Rico; his hypermodern sculptures for the Cataño church stirred controversy
spiritual
abstract

Glass
Printmaking
Painting
Sculpture



History of glass art in Puerto Rico

Héctor Madera González
Héctor Madera González
Born 1977, in Bayamón, lives in San Juan,
Héctor Madera González
conceptual
critical of society
political
social

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Installation
Multi Media
Painting
Photography
Mixed Media



Resumé 07

Luis A. Maisonet Crespo
Luis A. Maisonet Crespo
Born in Hatillo, lived in Hatillo, now in San Juan, father of the artists Luis A. Maisonet Ramos and Luis A. Maisonet Espinosa
Luis A. Maisonet Crespo
surrealistic

Painting

leading filmmaker and artist, member of El Mirador Azul (surrealistic movement)

cinematographic details, imdb.com

Luis A. Maisonet Espinosa
Born 1954, in San Juan, lives in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, son of Luis A. Maisonet Crespo and one of Puerto Ricos leading theater directors Victoria Espinosa
Luis A. Maisonet Espinosa
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing

also musician and composer


Luis A. Maisonet Ramos
Born 1952, in Bayamón, son of Luis A. Maisonet Crespo
Luis A. Maisonet Ramos
abstract
decorative

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of Atelier 2215 (with Toledo and Gata); also musician


Antonio Maldonado
Antonio Maldonado
Born 1920, in Manatí, lived in San Juan; aka Tony Maldonado and Antonio Maldonado Serrano, deceased 2006, in San Juan,
Antonio Maldonado

Printmaking
Painting



wikipedia.org
posters by Maldonado (ICP)
puertadetierra.info
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
Born 1976, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico,
Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
political
abstract

Printmaking
Photography
Painting

Master of Fine Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

Resumé

Pablo Marcano García
Born in Gurabo, in 2008 the artist looks back on 25 years of exhibiting,
realistic

Painting



article El Nuevo Día, 25 yrs. exhibition

Jaime Margary
Jaime Margary
Born 1976, in Roosevelt Road, Ceiba, aka Kalapusa, aka Mr. Jimmy, lives in Orlando, Florida,
Jaime Margary
critical of society
de(con)structive
humoristic
political
social

Sculpture
Painting
Digital, Computer Art
Photography
Video, Film

his exhibitions have been mainly online so far

myspace.com/kalapusa

Carlos Marichal
Carlos Marichal
Born 1923, in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, lived in Puerto Rico from 1949 on; father of artist Poli Marichal and of Flavia Marichal (director of UPR-RP museum), deceased 1969, in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Carlos Marichal
realistic

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (1950) and of the first graphic art and printmaking studio in Puerto Rico

MAPR bio
Wikipedia
puertoricanposters.com

Poli Marichal
Poli Marichal
Born 1955, in Ponce, lives in Los Angeles; daughter of deceased artist Carlos Marichal,
Poli Marichal
political
critical of society
realistic

Video, Film
Painting
Printmaking



polimarichal.com

Augusto Marín
Augusto Marín
Born 1921, in Santurce, Augusto Marín Martínez is also known as Tuto, deceased 2011, in Hato Rey,
Augusto Marín
figurative

Painting
Glass
Mural
Sculpture
Printmaking



augustomarin.com

Roberto Márquez
Roberto Márquez
aka Roberto Márquez Jorge,
Roberto Márquez
humoristic

Painting



repuesto.wetpaint.com
ricathegallery.com

Dalia Marrero
Born 1981, in Puerto Rico,
Dalia Marrero
realistic
(post-)pop art

Painting



MoLAA auction 2007

Ricardo Marrero
Ricardo Marrero
Born 1959, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Nuevo (San Juan), Puerto Rico,
Ricardo Marrero
figurative
expressionistic
realistic

Painting



Resumé

Julio Marrero Nuñez


Painting




Yamil Rosa Martí
Born 1972, in San Juan, lives in Cayey,
(post-)pop art
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media




Ivan Martin
lives in Cupey,

Installation
Painting




Christian Martínez
Born 1981, in Santurce, lives in Santurce,
realistic
(post-)pop art

Painting




Javier Martínez
Javier Martínez
Born 1968, in Caguas, lives in San Juan,
Javier Martínez
humoristic

Video, Film
Painting
Photography
Drawing



msa-x.org
saatchigallery.com
editor of autogiro

Melvin Martínez
Melvin Martínez
Born 1976, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Melvin Martínez
expressionistic

Painting



Prize winner 2005 (painting)
artnet.de (Walter Otero Gallery)
dlfinearts.com
Resumé on yvon-lambert.com
yvon-lambert.com

Oscar L. Martínez
Oscar L. Martínez
Born 1952, in Maraguez, Ponce, lives in the Chicago area,
Oscar L. Martínez
abstract
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Mural
Multi Media
Photography
Sculpture

was part of Chicago mural movement

oscarmartinez.com

Frank Martínez Andújar
Frank Martínez Andújar
Born 1963, in Arecibo, aka Andújar, lives in Arecibo,
Frank Martínez Andújar
abstract
figurative

Painting



website of artist

Wareco Martínez Díaz
Wareco Martínez Díaz
Born 1950, in Bayamón, born Harry Wareco Martínez Diaz, aka Wareco, lives in Bayamón,
Wareco Martínez Díaz
naïve art
figurative
neorealistic
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Painting



warecoarts.artistportfolio.net
harrywareco.artelista.com

Miguel Martínez Geigel
Miguel Martínez Geigel
Born 1957, in Río Piedras, aka Pupi; lives in Santurce,
Miguel Martínez Geigel
abstract
impressionistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking



jubileefineart.com
galeriaexodo.com

Manuel Martínez Vega
Manuel Martínez Vega
Born 1970, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón; son of artist Carmelo Sobrino,
Manuel Martínez Vega
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking




Antonio Martorell
Antonio Martorell
Born 1939, in Santurce, lives in Cayey, studios in Cayey, Ponce Playa and New York
Antonio Martorell
realistic

Printmaking
Painting
Installation
Graphic Art, Illustration
Textile
Glass

A modern Renaissance man. Writer, multi-faced artist, teacher.

wikipedia.org
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
antoniomartorell.com

Mario Marzan
Mario Marzan
Born 1978, in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, lives in North Carolina, USA,
Mario Marzan
abstract
conceptual

Mixed Media
Installation
Drawing
Painting



mariomarzan.com

Catherine Matos Olivo
Catherine Matos Olivo
Born 1979, in Bayamón, aka Cati Matos, lives in Levittown, Toa Baja,
Catherine Matos Olivo
conceptual
political
social

Installation
Painting
Performance
Photography
Video, Film



saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/
catimatos.wordpress.com

Matotumba
collective founded in 2000 by art and photography students in San Juan; later video and sound were added,

Audio, Sound
Painting
Photography



wikipedia.org entry on Matotumba
virtual gallery

Edwin Maurás Modesti
Born 1948, in Ponce,
abstract

Painting




Patrick McGrath
Patrick McGrath
grew up in Puerto Rico,
Patrick McGrath
critical of society
figurative
realistic

Painting



about artist and work

Frieda Medín Ojeda
Frieda Medín Ojeda
Born 1949, in San Juan, aka Frida Medín, lives in Santurce, Puerto Rico,
Frieda Medín Ojeda
conceptual

Photography
Painting
Performance
Drawing
Mixed Media



enfoco.org
artmajeur.com/fmedin
saatchi-gallery.co.uk

Michelle Medina
Born 1986, in San Juan, lives in Trujillo Alto; aka Michelle Medina Mojica,
Michelle Medina
realistic
decorative

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé

Félix Medina González


Painting




Julio Medina González


Painting




Jorge Luis Medina López
Jorge Luis Medina López
Born 1955, in Brooklyn, NY, lives in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico,
Jorge Luis Medina López
abstract
impressionistic
political

Painting
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Sculpture




John Meléndez
John Meléndez
deceased 2015, in San Juan, at age 82,
John Meléndez
naïve art

Painting

artisan, artist, famous for his santos; great-uncle of artist Miguel Luciano

Obituary

José Meléndez Contreras
José Meléndez Contreras
Born 1921, in Naguabo, deceased 1998, in Puerto Rico,
José Meléndez Contreras
realistic
abstract
humoristic

Printmaking
Painting

famous artist for DIVEDCO; ICP dedicated a Bienal to him


Rosa Meléndez Ibarra
daughter of the late artist Alfonso Arana; Rosa Ibarra spent her childhood in Old San Juan, then moved to France; lives in the USA,
figurative

Painting



rosaibarra.com

Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Born 1962, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in San Francisco CA,
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
expressionistic
figurative
social

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Painting



Website
Resumé

Abdías Méndez Robles
Abdías Méndez Robles
Born 1959, in Santurce, aka MéndezRobles; lives in Trujillo Alto,
Abdías Méndez Robles
surrealistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing

Member of AICA-PR and board of Asociación de Museos de Puerto Rico (AMPR).

Official website

Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Born 1971, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo,
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
abstract
expressionistic
geometrical

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

Wilfredo Mercado
Wilfredo Mercado
Born 1975, in New Jersey, lives in Villalba, Puerto Rico,
Wilfredo Mercado
critical of society
erotic, sexual
political
surrealistic
de(con)structive

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Photography
Intervention



wilfredomercado.com

 Mero
Mero
Born 1981, in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, aka ELMEROPSEUDONIMOVNO, lives in Caguas, member of El Grupo SWAT, brother of graffiti artist Exor
 Mero
social
political

Graffiti
Painting
Printmaking



myspace.com/mero22
theunknownartists.blogspot.com
pseudomero.com

Carmen Messon
Carmen Messon
Born 1964, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carmen Messon
realistic
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



carmenmesson.com

Oscar Mestey Villamil
Born 1955, in Santurce,
Oscar Mestey Villamil
abstract
geometrical

Painting




Néstor Millán Alvarez
Born 1960, in San Germán,
Néstor Millán Alvarez
surrealistic

Painting
Video, Film
Photography




Rubén Miranda
Rubén Miranda
Born 1955, in Santurce, has been living in Grapevine, Texas for more than 20 years,
Rubén Miranda
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



ruben-miranda.com

Carmen Mojica
Carmen Mojica
Born 1956, in Vega Alta, born Carmen G. Mojica Martínez, lives in San Lorenzo,
Carmen Mojica
(post-)feministic
critical of society
social

Photography
Printmaking
Painting

founder of Club de Fotos y Artes Plásticas Inc.; works towards creating the first womens museum in Puerto Rico

Resumé (pdf)

Antonio J. Molina
lives in Hato Rey,
realistic

Painting




Annelisse Molini
Born 1966, in San Juan,
Annelisse Molini
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media



Resumé

Oscar Montes
Born in Puerto Rico, aka Trek6; lives in Miami FL,
(post-)pop art

Graffiti
Painting
Audio, Sound



treksix.com

Fernando Mora
lives in Río Piedras,
abstract
figurative

Painting




José Morales
José Morales
Born 1947, in Bronx, New York, lives in New York,
José Morales
abstract
surrealistic
figurative
geometrical

Painting
Drawing
Installation



artnexus.com

Luis Morales Acevedo
lives in Orocovis,
Luis Morales Acevedo
figurative
realistic
architectural, urbanistic

Painting




Ben Morales Correa

Ben Morales Correa
abstract
geometrical

Painting



El Nuevo Día article 2008

Francisco Morales Eró

abstract

Painting



galeriayemaya.com

Michael Morris
Michael Morris
Born 1954, in Aguadilla, full name Michael Joseph Morris-Zamora, lives in Bayamón,
Michael Morris
abstract
expressionistic

Painting

founding member of Encuentro Artistas Boricuas, a group that organizes group show of Puerto Rican artists in Puerto Rico and abroad

artemorris.com
artwanted.com (portfolio)
Encuentro Artistas Boricuas

Roberto Moya
lived in San Juan, deceased 2008, in Boston,
abstract

Painting




Rafael Mulett Irizarry
Rafael Mulett Irizarry
Born 1945, in Tras Talleres, Santurce, grew up in New York, moved back to Puerto Rico in 1983, lives in Dorado,
Rafael Mulett Irizarry
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



CV (pdf)

Hilda M. Muñiz
Hilda M. Muñiz
Born 1958, in Río Piedras, aka H. Muñiz, lives in Bayamón, Puerto Rico,
Hilda M. Muñiz
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media




Alfonso Muñoz
Born 1962, in Isabela, lives in NYC,
conceptual

Painting
Sculpture
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media



alfonsony.com

Luis Muñoz Lee
Luis Muñoz Lee
Born 1921, in New Jersey, deceased 2003, in Guynabo, Puerto Rico, writer and self-taught painter, son of Luis Muñoz Marin and Muna Lee, founded and/or co-founded Caribe, Diario de Puerto Rico, The Island Times, worked for The San Juan Star
Luis Muñoz Lee
abstract
architectural, urbanistic

Painting




Pedro Muñoz Marín
Born in San Juan,
abstract

Painting




Antonio Navia
Antonio Navia
Born 1945, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Antonio Navia
cubism
abstract
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture
Digital, Computer Art

in 1977 Navia co-founded the Grupo Frente with artists Luis Hernández Cruz, Lope Max Díaz and Paul Camacho

Resumé

Angel Nevárez Ríos
Born 1950, in Cayey,
abstract

Painting




Anna Nicholson
Born 1964, in Aibonito,
Anna Nicholson

Painting
Printmaking




Gladys Nieves
Gladys Nieves
Born 1948, in New York, Puerto Rican parents; grew up in New York, moved to Italy in 1986 and back to New York in 1990, lives now in Guayama,
Gladys Nieves
abstract
figurative
decorative

Sculpture
Painting



gladysnieves.com
pupr.edu (exhibition text and photos)
artfusiongallery.com

Heriberto Nieves
Heriberto Nieves
Born 1957, in Vega Alta, lives in Puerto Rico,
Heriberto Nieves
abstract

Sculpture
Painting
Installation
Drawing

won Gold in the Olimpic Fine Arts in Beijing 2008

heriberto.nieves.com
acuetogallery.com
artnexus.com
Gold Medal Olimpic Fine Arts Beijing 2008 (wmv, 4 MB)

Lilliam Nieves
Lilliam Nieves
Born 1975, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón,
Lilliam Nieves
(post-)pop art
humoristic

Sculpture
Painting

Runs online magazine Trance Liquido with Daniel Arnaldo Roman

lilliamnieves.net
editor of tranceliquido.com

Nora Maité Nieves
Nora Maité Nieves
Born 1980, in San Juan, aka Nora Maité (born Nora Maité Nieves Reyes),
Nora Maité Nieves
(post-)pop art
abstract

Mixed Media
Painting
Installation
Textile



re-title.com
botello.com (Artistas > Pintura)
Resumé

William Ocando
Born 1970, in Venezuela, lives in Caguas,
figurative
abstract

Painting




José R. Oliver

José R. Oliver

Painting




Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
Born 1969, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
critical of society
political
erotic, sexual

Drawing
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting
Photography
Digital, Computer Art



carmenolmo.com
exitart.org

Cecilia Orta

Cecilia Orta
expressionistic

Painting




Delvis Griselle Ortiz
Delvis Griselle Ortiz
Born 1957, in Mayagüez,
Delvis Griselle Ortiz
abstract

Painting




Elba Ortíz
lives in Manatí,
Elba Ortíz
figurative
decorative

Painting



Resumé (pdf)

Jesús Ortíz
Born in Ponce, lives in Ponce,

Painting




Joabel Ortíz
Born 1980, in Santurce, lives in San Juan,
figurative
(post-)pop art

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media




Oscar Ortiz
Oscar Ortiz
Born 1964, in Manhattan, NY, moved to Caguas, PR at age 5 and studied in Puerto Rico; lives in North Carolina, USA,
Oscar Ortiz
figurative

Painting



oscarortiz.com

Wanda Ortíz
Wanda Ortíz
Born 1976, in Bronx, New York, lives in the Bronx; aka Wanda Raimundi-Ortíz,
Wanda Ortíz
(post-)feministic
critical of society
de(con)structive
political

Painting
Video, Film
Sculpture
Installation
Mixed Media



pepatian.org
soundofart.net

Celestino Ortiz Junior
Celestino Ortiz Junior
Born 1964, in Santurce, San Juan, (artistic name: Celestino) lives in San Juan and New York,
Celestino Ortiz Junior
(post-)pop art
abstract
decorative

Painting

runs Celestino Gallery in Cupey (Galería Paseos Mall)

celestinoarts.com

Carlos Osorio
Born 1927, in Caguas, deceased 1984, in San Juan,
Carlos Osorio
abstract
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




Lorna Beatríz Otero
Lorna Beatríz Otero
Born 1979, in Vega Baja, Lorna Beatríz Otero Pérez lives in Dorado,
Lorna Beatríz Otero
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic

Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Performance
Photography



artaddiction.net

Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
Born 1968, in Vega Baja, aka CAO; lives in Vega Baja,
Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
abstract
conceptual

Painting
Mixed Media
Installation



artistsspace.org
artelista.com
elnaufragiodelaspalabras.com (art blog)

Angel Otero Vega
Angel Otero Vega
Born 1981, in Santurce, lives in Chicago,
Angel Otero Vega
abstract
figurative

Painting



Resumé
kavigupta.com

Yazmin Padilla-Luciano
Yazmin Padilla-Luciano
Born 1974, in Mayagüez, grew up and lives in Cabo Rojo,
Yazmin Padilla-Luciano
realistic
figurative
naïve art

Painting

Member of Movimiento Artistas Unidos de Isabela (MAUi), Member of East End Artist Guild (EEAG)

myspace.com/nimzayx

Betsy Padín
Betsy Padín
Born 1933, in Quantico, Virginia, USA, lives in Puerto Rico,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




Fernando Paes
Fernando Paes
Born 1967, in Brasilia, Brazil, lives in Puerto Rico since 1996,
Fernando Paes
de(con)structive

Mixed Media
Painting



fernandopaes.net

Andre Pagán
Born 1983, in Río Piedras, Andre Marcel Pagan lives in Puerto Rico,
critical of society

Painting
Drawing



gamatonal.com

Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
Born 1980, in Aguadilla, aka Srta. R N’ R, lives in Aguada,
Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
(post-)pop art
surrealistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Photography
Sculpture



student exhibition RUM 2005
Primera Hora article (Westside, Área, Caguas), 2007
Resumé

Richard Pagán López
Born 1954, in Augusta, Georgia, deceased 1989, in Montichiari, Brescia, Italy,

Painting



richardpagan.net

Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
Born 1968, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, aka AmárilisPJ, lives in Caguas,
Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
(post-)feministic
surrealistic

Mixed Media
Painting



amarilispj.blogspot.com
diosasenfuga.blogspot.com (portfolio)

Guy Paizy
Guy Paizy
Born 1947, in Paris, France, lived in Puerto Rico 1958 - 2009, then moved back to France,
Guy Paizy

Photography
Painting



guypaizy.com

Jorge Luis Pardo
Born 1970, in Santurce, lives in Santurce,
abstract

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




Carmen Iris Parilla
Born 1948, in Río Piedras, aka Carmen Parilla,
abstract

Painting




Muñeca Parra Del Toro
Muñeca Parra Del Toro
Born in San Juan, aka MuñeKa; lives in San Juan,
Muñeca Parra Del Toro
expressionistic
figurative
decorative

Painting



Resumé (pdf)

Yolanda Pastrana Fuentes


Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




Ramiro Pazmiño
Born 1945, in Quito, Ecuador, deceased 1991, in San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Painting




Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, co-founder of =DESTO, co-curator of FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro, 2013 opened a workshop/gallery in Santurce
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



8track en =DESTO
esigualdesto.blogspot.com
FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro

María Luisa Penne de Castillo
Born 1913, in Ponce, deceased 2005, entered the New York Pratt Institute in 1935
María Luisa Penne de Castillo
impressionistic
realistic
abstract

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking
Textile
Mixed Media




Alexander Percy
Alexander Percy
Born 1977, in Santurce, lives in New York since 2005,
Alexander Percy
expressionistic
abstract

Painting



http://www.alexanderpercy.com

Enoc Pérez
Born 1967, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in New York, NY,
Enoc Pérez
(post-)pop art
realistic
architectural, urbanistic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Mixed Media



enocperez.com

Ileana Pérez Cintrón
Ileana Pérez Cintrón
Born 1980, in South Carolina, USA, moved to Puerto Rico with three months; lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico,
Ileana Pérez Cintrón
figurative
realistic

Painting




Marta Pérez García
Born 1934, in Río Piedras, deceased 2004, not to be confused with Marta Pérez García (1965, Arecibo)
Marta Pérez García

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




Raquel Pérez Lagomarsini
Born 1971, in New York, aka RPLagomarsini,
naïve art

Painting



PR Art News 2015
artist website

Frances Picó
Frances Picó
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in Old San Juan,
Frances Picó
abstract

Painting

daughter of Delta Bravo de Picó

francespico.com

Fernando Pintado
Fernando Pintado
Born 1982, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Fernando Pintado
humoristic
naïve art

Drawing
Painting



fernandopintado.com

Ivonne Prats
Born 1960, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Ivonne Prats
figurative

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery



Resumé

Muriel H. Prieto
Muriel H. Prieto
Born 1933, in New York, moved to Puerto Rico in 1947; lives in Spring Hill, FL, USA,
Muriel H. Prieto
impressionistic
realistic
decorative

Painting

Member of the Spring Hill Art League

yessy.com/murielprieto
murielsart.com

Nick Quijano
Nick Quijano
Born 1953, in New York, lives in Old San Juan,
Nick Quijano
humoristic
realistic
naïve art

Painting




Lee Quiñones
Lee Quiñones
Born 1960, in Ponce, grew up and lives in New York; aka LEE / Lee George(s) Quiñones,
Lee Quiñones
(post-)pop art

Graffiti
Painting



tourdelee.com
at149st.com
artfacts.net
museen.aachen.de

Rigoberto Quintana
Rigoberto Quintana
Born 1965, in Matanzas, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico since 1998,
Rigoberto Quintana
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing



couturiergallery.com

Nora Quintero
Nora Quintero
Born 1951, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Nora Quintero
abstract
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media

connected to Liga de Arte, CAPP and women artist groups

Resumé

R-Q
Born 1965, in Matanzas, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico,
abstract

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



thestorehousegroup.com

Peter Radosta
Born 1971, in Glens Falls, New York, resides in Puerto Rico,
Peter Radosta
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
social
spiritual

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



radostaart.com

Héctor Rafael
Héctor Rafael
Born 1973, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, born Héctor Rafael Rodríguez Irizarry to Puerto Rican parents, was raised in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Héctor Rafael
abstract
surrealistic

Painting

Florence Biennale 2007; International Painting Exhibition "Instants" in Istanbul 2008

hectorrafael.com
galeriayemaya.com

Gamaliel Ramirez
Gamaliel Ramirez
Born 1949, in Bronx, NY, has been living in Chicago since 1955,
Gamaliel Ramirez
surrealistic
abstract
critical of society
cubism
erotic, sexual
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
realistic
social

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Performance
Printmaking
Sculpture
Mural

pioneer of Chicago-based Latino art, art instructor since 1971

puertoricanpower.net
praachicago.org
gamalielramirez.net

Isabel Ramírez
Isabel Ramírez
Born 1984, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Isabel Ramírez
(post-)feministic
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Performance
Audio, Sound



galeria356.com

Ricardo Ramírez
Ricardo Ramírez
Born 1958, in Santurce, lives in Paris, France,
Ricardo Ramírez
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking
Photography



viotagallery.com

Javier David Ramos
Javier David Ramos
Born 1966, in Río Piedras, lives in Puerto Rico; member of Reacción, collective with abstract artists Ricardo Ávalo and Eric French,
Javier David Ramos
abstract

Painting



sagrado.edu
biaggifaure.com
reaccionpr.blogspot.com

Carlos Javier Ramos Domenech
Carlos Javier Ramos Domenech
Born 1974, in Mayagüez, aka Gemelo; lives in Aguadilla,
Carlos Javier Ramos Domenech
abstract

Painting




Carlos Raquel Rivera
Carlos Raquel Rivera
Born 1923, in Yauco, deceased 1999, in San Juan,
Carlos Raquel Rivera
realistic
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking

one of the founding members of the Center of Puerto Rican Art 1950; worked for DIVEDCO 1953-1963 - first graphic artist in Puerto Rico to design a poster that expressed dissident political views

Puerto Rican posters

REK
Born 1971, in Santurce, lives in Santurce, aka Yomar Rosa,

Graffiti
Painting




Enrique Renta
Born 1959, in Fajardo, aka Kike Renta; lives in New York, member of O.P. Art, NY
Enrique Renta
abstract

Painting



petrusgallery.com
op-art.org

Aixa Requena
Aixa Requena
Born 1951, in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Aixa Requena
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
realistic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Video, Film
Mixed Media
Photography



artfacts.net
portal.unesco.org/culture/
universia.pr
El Nuevo Día article 2008
Lehman CUNY show 2001
Aixa Requena website

Fabián Rey
Born 1973, in Río Piedras, lives in Hato Rey,
abstract
figurative

Painting




David Reyes
David Reyes
Born 1964, in San Juan, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico; born David Reyes Vázquez,
David Reyes
abstract
decorative
surrealistic

Painting



davidreyesvazquez.com

Joaquín Reyes
Born 1949, in Santurce, deceased 1994, in San Juan,

Printmaking
Painting
Mixed Media

The MAC takes care of Reyes' legacy.


Roxana Riera Gata
aka Roxana Gata (first name sometimes spelled with double n),
Roxana Riera Gata

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of Atelier 2215 (with Toledo and Maisonet), Grupo Eco, Factor 5


Vladimir Rios
Vladimir Rios
Born 1961, in Río Piedras,
Vladimir Rios
figurative

Painting

autodidactic painter since 2002


Carlos Rios Muñoz
Born 1975, in Mayagüez, lives in Aguada,
impressionistic

Painting




Angélica Rivera
Born 1973, in San Juan, lives in Texas, USA,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Boricua Rivera

Boricua Rivera

Painting

son of late Rafael Rivera García

article in ENDI 07

Christopher Rivera
Christopher Rivera
Born 1982, in Puerto Rico, aka Christopher Rivera Rivera,
Christopher Rivera
critical of society
de(con)structive
conceptual
erotic, sexual

Drawing
Printmaking
Painting
Installation



repuesto.wetpaint.com
galeria356.com

Dennis Mario Rivera
Born 1957, in Río Piedras,
Dennis Mario Rivera
political
realistic

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media




Lourdes Rivera
Lourdes Rivera
Born 1960, in San Juan, aka LULU, lives in Caguas,
Lourdes Rivera
abstract
figurative
impressionistic

Painting



coapr.org

Noin Rivera
Born 1966, in Arecibo, lives in Camuy,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture




Romualdo Rivera
Romualdo Rivera
Born 1965, in Aibonito, lives in San Juan,
Romualdo Rivera
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Painting



romualdorivera.com

Tamara Liz Rivera Boria
Tamara Liz Rivera Boria
Born 1982, in Río Piedras, aka TaMy, currently lives in Loganville, GA,
Tamara Liz Rivera Boria
abstract
conceptual
critical of society
social

Painting
Installation
Video, Film
Photography



talentdatabase.com
mayatalk.wordpress.com

Artemio Rivera Casillas
Artemio Rivera Casillas
Born 1957, in Arecibo, works in Caguas,
Artemio Rivera Casillas
abstract
geometrical
conceptual

Painting
Installation




Angel Rivera Morales
Angel Rivera Morales
Born 1981, in Hato Rey, Angel Ivan Rivera Morales has his studio in Caimito (Río Piedras, San Juan) and lives in Barranquitas,
Angel Rivera Morales
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



portrait on gallery website

Rafael Rivera Ortiz
Rafael Rivera Ortiz
Born 1952, in Arecibo, grew up in Manatí, deceased 2009, in San Juan,
Rafael Rivera Ortiz

Painting




John Rivera Resto
John Rivera Resto
Born 1958, in Cleveland, Ohio, lives in Cleveland and Puerto Rico,
John Rivera Resto
figurative
social
realistic
political

Mural
Painting



muralmaster.org

Brian Rivera Rodríguez
Brian Rivera Rodríguez
Born 1980, in Bronx, NY, lives in Guaynabo (PR) and Florida (USA),
Brian Rivera Rodríguez
(post-)pop art
architectural, urbanistic
op art

Drawing
Painting

some recent shows/participations: 2010 CIRCA PR, 2009 Muestra Nacional de las Artes Plásticas ICP, 2009 TASK, San Juan, 2009 Certamen de Arte Joven Oriental Group, San Juan, 2008 Fundacion ARWI, San Juan


Rafael Rivera Rosa
Rafael Rivera Rosa
Born 1942, in Comerío,
Rafael Rivera Rosa
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
social

Painting
Digital, Computer Art



rafaelriverarosa.com

Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe
Born 1966, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico; married to artist Marta Mabel Pérez Maldonado,
Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe
political
de(con)structive

Intervention
Installation
Painting
Audio, Sound



PROA directory of the MAPR

Elizabeth M. Robles
Elizabeth M. Robles
Born 1960, in Camuy, Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Elizabeth M. Robles
abstract
conceptual

Installation
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

Arnaldo Roche Rabell
Arnaldo Roche Rabell
Born 1955, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Rico,
Arnaldo Roche Rabell
expressionistic

Painting



arnaldoroche.com

Francisco Rodón
Born 1934, in San Sebastián, lives in Ocean Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Francisco Rodón
decorative

Painting



wikipedia.org

Julio César Rodríguez

Julio César Rodríguez
surrealistic
figurative

Painting




Nora Rodríguez


Painting




Gamaliel Rodríguez Ayala
Gamaliel Rodríguez Ayala
Born 1977, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Gamaliel Rodríguez Ayala
conceptual
de(con)structive
humoristic
political
critical of society

Painting
Intervention
Installation

initiator of The Storehouse Group

thestorehousegroup.com
gamalielrodriguez.com

Félix Rodríguez Báez
Félix Rodríguez Báez
Born 1929, in Cayey, deceased 2013,
Félix Rodríguez Báez
realistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Graphic Art, Illustration

In 1950 co-founder of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño together with Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño and José Antonio Torres Martinó.

Obituary

 Rodriguez Calero
Rodriguez Calero
Born in Arecibo, raised in New York, lives in New Jersey; artistic name is Rodriguez Calero aka RoCa; born Gloria Rodríguez Calero,
 Rodriguez Calero
(post-)feministic
de(con)structive

Painting
Collage



Resumé (pdf)
rodriguezcalero.com

Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
son of artist Consuelo Gotay
Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking
Sculpture




Edgard Rodríguez Luiggi
Born 1968, in Arecibo, lives in Puerto Rico; married to MAC director Marianne Ramírez Aponte,
Edgard Rodríguez Luiggi
realistic
expressionistic

Painting
Installation




Andrés Rodríguez Santos
Born 1949, in Yauco, Puerto Rico,
Andrés Rodríguez Santos
abstract
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




Leida Rodríguez Vilá
Leida Rodríguez Vilá
Born 1963, in Puerto Rico, aka Leny Vila; lives in Carolina,
Leida Rodríguez Vilá
impressionistic
abstract

Painting



leidavila.com

Abbimael Rojas Nieves
lives in Bayamón; married to artist Annelly Cruz Padilla,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Alfi Rolón

Alfi Rolón
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing




Arnaldo Roman
Arnaldo Roman
Born 1974, in Ponce, Daniel Arnaldo Roman lives in Bayamón,
Arnaldo Roman
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
generative

Painting
Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art

runs online magazine Trance Liquido with Lilliam Nieves

arnaldoroman.net
editor of tranceliquido.com

Héctor Román
Héctor Román
Born 1965, in Chicago, has been teaching and working in Puerto Rico since 1996,
Héctor Román
abstract

Painting



galeriasanchez.com

Juan A. Román López
Born 1980, aka Nepo; from Trujillo Alto, lives in Santurce,
Juan A. Román López
humoristic
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Graffiti
Printmaking

winner in the solo category of Graphopoli 2008 (first Puerto Rican urban art biennial, organized by the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico)

myspace.com/victrollarte
El Nuevo Día article, October 2007
graphopoli.com

Jaime Romano
Born 1942, in San Juan,
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media




Jorge Romero
Jorge Romero
Born 1950, in Ponce, grew up in New York, moved back to Puerto Rico in 1976, lives in Ponce,
Jorge Romero
abstract
social

Mixed Media
Painting



visitponce.com (artists from Ponce)

Angelilah Rosa
Angelilah Rosa
Born 1974, in Puerto Rico, aka Gitana; lives in Santurce, San Juan (all biographical data unconfirmed),
Angelilah Rosa
(post-)feministic
critical of society

Painting
Drawing
Graffiti



myspace.com/gitanapr

José Rosa
José Rosa
Born 1939, in Santurce, aka José A. Rosa Castellanos,
José Rosa
political
figurative

Printmaking
Painting

1973 till 1986 director of the Taller de Gráfica ICP

Puerto Rican posters

Alexander Rosado
Born 1960, in Rincón, lives in Aguadilla,
Alexander Rosado
figurative

Painting



blinkfineart.com

Francisco Rosado
Francisco Rosado
Born 1972, in Hato Rey, San Juan, Francisco Javier Rosado Montañez grew up in Trujillo Alto, then lived in New York and Toronto, established in Chicago since 2002,
Francisco Rosado
abstract
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
social

Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting

moved from music to the arts, was honor student at Escuela de Artes Plásticas

saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/
chicagocityarts.org
Resumé at chicagocityarts.com

Nestor Rosado
Nestor Rosado
Born 1939, in Isabela, Néstor Manuel Rosado y Tavárez lives in Guaynabo,
Nestor Rosado
impressionistic
architectural, urbanistic
realistic

Painting




Julio Rosado del Valle
Julio Rosado del Valle
Born 1922, in Cataño, Puerto Rico, lived in Guaynabo, worked in Cataño up to his death at 86, deceased 2008, in Río Piedras (hospital),
Julio Rosado del Valle
abstract

Painting
Sculpture

one of the most important Puerto Rican abstract expressionists

wikipedia.org
artefoundation.com
artist dies at 86, article El Nuevo Día, Sept 08
puertoricanposters.com

Edwin F. Rosario
Born 1944, in Aguas Buenas,
abstract

Painting




Gaddier Rosario
Gaddier Rosario
Born 1969, in San Juan, settled in Massachusetts in 2005, lives in Amherst MA,
Gaddier Rosario
abstract
erotic, sexual
impressionistic
decorative

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration



gaddier.com
Gaddiers Art Blog

Rafael Rosario Laguna
Rafael Rosario Laguna
Born 1965, in San Juan, lives in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, commuter between Río Piedras and New York, member of O.P. Art, NY
Rafael Rosario Laguna
(post-)pop art
de(con)structive

Painting
Photography
Sculpture



rosariolaguna.com
op-art.org

Noemí Ruiz
Noemí Ruiz
Born 1931, in Mayagüez, lives in Puerto Rico,
Noemí Ruiz
abstract

Painting




Ernesto Ruíz de la Matta
deceased 2007,
surrealistic

Painting

vanguard artist in the 50s-70s, founding member of El Mirador Azúl, art critic


Aaron Salabarrías Valle
Aaron Salabarrías Valle
Born 1964, in San Juan,
Aaron Salabarrías Valle
(post-)pop art
humoristic

Photography
Painting
Printmaking
Installation
Mixed Media




Nelson Sambolín
Nelson Sambolín
Born 1944, in Salinas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Nelson Sambolín
decorative

Drawing
Painting
Printmaking



zonai.com

Erick Sánchez
Erick Sánchez
Born 1973, in Ponce, lives in Brooklyn, NY since 2008,
Erick Sánchez
impressionistic
realistic

Painting



ericksanchez.net

Juan Sánchez
Juan Sánchez
Born 1954, in Brooklyn, New York, lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Juan Sánchez
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



prdream.com
artfacts.net

Alejandro Sánchez Felipe
Born in Madrid, Spain, deceased 1971, in San Juan,
figurative

Painting




Linda Sánchez Pintor
Linda Sánchez Pintor
Born 1970, in Bayamón, aka Linda Pintor, lives in Puerto Rico,
Linda Sánchez Pintor
abstract
figurative
geometrical

Sculpture
Painting
Drawing

director of sculptural department of EAP (School of Plastic Arts), San Juan

Curriculum Vitae

René Sandín Álvarez
Born 1980, in San Juan, René Gabriel Sandín Álvarez lives in San Juan,

Painting
Audio, Sound




Carlos Santiago
Born 1978, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Coqui Santiago
Coqui Santiago
Born 1954, in Santurce, Carmen Dolores "Coqui" Santiago Buitrago; lives in Miramar,
Coqui Santiago
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting



Resumé
coquisantiago.blogspot.com

Gustavo Santiago
Gustavo Santiago
Born 1968, in Mayagüez, lives in Arecibo,
Gustavo Santiago
expressionistic
figurative

Drawing
Painting




Iris Amelia Santiago
Iris Amelia Santiago
Born 1955, in Río Piedras, lives in Bayamón, Puerto Rico,
Iris Amelia Santiago
figurative
abstract

Painting



Resumé

Magda Santiago
Magda Santiago
Born 1964, in San Juan, lives in Santurce,
Magda Santiago
neosymbolic
expressionistic

Graffiti
Digital, Computer Art
Painting
Textile



obragaleria.com
absolutearts.com

Richard Santiago
aka Tiago,
Richard Santiago
realistic
surrealistic

Painting



viotagallery.com

René Santos
Born 1934, in Puerto Rico, Carlos René Santos aka Santos René Irizarry, deceased 1997,

Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Drawing



works on lostartsalonsale.com
bio on mapr.org

Sarabel Santos Negrón
Sarabel Santos Negrón
Born 1984, in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, lives in Bayamón,
Sarabel Santos Negrón
conceptual
abstract
figurative

Painting
Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media



www.sarabelsantos.com

Tere Sanz
Tere Sanz
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Tere Sanz
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing



teresanz.com

Magali Schwartzkopff
Magali Schwartzkopff
Born 1963, in San Juan, grew up in Puerto Rico, moved to Switzerland in 1991,
Magali Schwartzkopff
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media



magali-art.com

Rafael Seco
Born 1925, in Madrid, came to Puerto Rico several times, was a teacher to a significant group of Puerto Rican artists,
social realism

Painting




Jason Seda
Born 1979, in Santurce, lives in Toa Baja,

Photography
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




Abdiel Segarra
Abdiel Segarra
lives in Puerto Rico,
Abdiel Segarra
critical of society

Drawing
Painting

director of art magazine Con Boca, launched 2006


Manuel Sepúlveda
Manuel Sepúlveda
Born 1962, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico,
Manuel Sepúlveda
abstract

Painting




Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Born 1948, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón; aka RMSerrano,
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
figurative
decorative
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Painting
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media



Resumé

SEZ
Born 1980, in Santurce, lives in Carolina, aka Guillermo Rosario,

Graffiti
Painting




Rufino A. Silva
Born 1919, in Humacao, deceased 1993, in Mount Vernon, Washington,

Drawing
Painting

a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and of L'Ecole de la Grande Chaumière, Paris

Obituary (pd)

Ske
Born 1981, in Río Piedras, aka SKE, aka Eliezer Pagán, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico,
 Ske
abstract
figurative

Graffiti
Painting



graffiti.org

Skunk
Born 1983, in Colombia, lives in Trujillo Alto, aka David Vargas Cabrera,

Graffiti
Painting




Carmelo Sobrino
Carmelo Sobrino
Born 1948, in Manatí, lives in San Juan; born Carmelo Martínez Arroyo; father of artist Manuel Martínez Vega,
Carmelo Sobrino
expressionistic
abstract
humoristic
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mural



carmelosobrino.com

José Chico Sosa
José Chico Sosa
Born 1962, in Cuba, came to Puerto Rico age 6; lives in Cupey,
José Chico Sosa
abstract

Painting

owns Galeria Mehr Licht

chicososa.com
owner of galeriamehrlicht.org

Edra Soto
Edra Soto
Born 1971, in San Juan, aka Edra Soto Fernández; lives in Chicago IL,
Edra Soto
(post-)pop art
de(con)structive
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Installation



art.newcity.com (show review)
artfacts.net
edrasoto.blogspot.com
re-title.com

Cacheila Soto González
Cacheila Soto González
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, lives in Puerto Rico,
Cacheila Soto González
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Photography
Video, Film



cacheila.com
tranceliquido.com (interview)

Gladiola Sotomayor
Gladiola Sotomayor
Born 1954, in Lares, born Gladys Gonzalez Sotomayor; lives in Manatí, PR and Orlando, FL,
Gladiola Sotomayor
expressionistic
figurative
surrealistic
spiritual

Painting



gladysgsotomayor.com

 Luis Stephenberg
Luis Stephenberg
Born 1957, in Aguada, Puerto Rico, the artist and curator Luis C. Stephenberg Alers lives in New York,
 Luis Stephenberg
neo-synthesism
conceptual

Installation
Performance
Painting
Video, Film
Drawing
Mixed Media

co-founder of the "Movimiento Sintesista Actualizado" at the end of the 70's (mostly active 1985-1991) in San Juan, Puerto Rico; co-founder of the Bronx Latin American Art Biennial


Bibiana Suárez
Born 1960, in Mayagüez, lives in Chicago since 1980,
political
social

Painting
Drawing




Julio Suárez
Julio Suárez
Born 1947, in Santurce or Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, lives in Guaynabo,
Julio Suárez
abstract

Painting
Sculpture



resumé (pdf)
artefoundation.com

Jaime Suárez Berrocal
Born 1982, in Ohio, lives in Puerto Rico,
conceptual

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Land Art
Installation
Intervention

twin brother of Javier Suárez Berrocal with whom he often collaborates; nephew of reknown ceramist and architect Jaime Suárez

vientrecompartido.blogspot.ch

Javier Suárez Berrocal
Born 1982, in Ohio, lives in Puerto Rico,
conceptual

Painting
Installation
Land Art
Intervention

twin brother of Jaime Suárez Berrocal with whom he often collaborates; nephew of reknown ceramist and architect Jaime Suárez

vientrecompartido.blogspot.ch

Jaime Suárez Toro
Born 1946, in San Juan, aka Jaime Suárez,
expressionistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Installation
Painting
Sculpture

co-founder of Grupo Manos 1976 and Casa Candina 1980; artist and architect; uncle of twin brothers Jaime and Javier Suárez Berrocal

casacandina.org

Rosalin Suero Castillo

Rosalin Suero Castillo
(post-)pop art
critical of society

Painting




Eric Tabales Vega
Eric Tabales Vega
Born 1962, in San Juan,
Eric Tabales Vega
abstract

Sculpture
Painting
Glass

created the five-story-tall stained-glass window (that unfortunately blocks the view from the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico into its sculpture garden)

erictabales.net

Christopher Tavares Silva
Christopher Tavares Silva
Born 1972, in Aguadilla, most of life spent in the states, mainly Chicago; recently relocated to Moca, Puerto Rico; married to artist Lauren Feece,
Christopher Tavares Silva

Graffiti
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Graphic Art, Illustration
Audio, Sound



chrissilva.com

Marisel Tavarez
Born in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Eduardo Texidor
Born 1975, in Río Piedras, lives in Puerto Nuevo,
figurative

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration




Nelly Toledo
Nelly Toledo
Born 1952, in Arecibo, worked as an industrial designer in the USA for 20 years, returned to Puerto Rico in 1997, lives in San Juan,
Nelly Toledo
realistic
decorative

Painting
Drawing

first Puerto Rican car designer (GM, Ford); initiated BA in industrial design at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas in San Juan; co-founded Atelier 2215 with Gata and Maisonet; full-time painter


Heryk Tomassini
Heryk Tomassini
Born 1974, in Santurce, lives in Bayamón,
Heryk Tomassini
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



artist website

Samuel Toro Rosa
Samuel Toro Rosa
Born 1978, in San Juan, lives in New York and Puerto Rico,
Samuel Toro Rosa
abstract
social

Painting



torosart.com
ENDI article 2007
Hunter MFA thesis

Beto Torrens
Beto Torrens
Born 1971, in San Juan, Alberto Torrens D'Brasis; lives in Jobos, Isabela,
Beto Torrens
expressionistic
figurative

Painting



galeriayemaya.com
betotorrens.com

Admin Torres
Admin Torres
Born 1987, in Guaynabo, born Admín Torres Cruz; lives in Pennsylvania, USA,
Admin Torres
figurative
erotic, sexual
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic
critical of society

Painting
Drawing
Installation



admintorres.com

Jonathan Torres
Born 1983, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Edwin Jonathan Torres,

Painting
Sculpture



edwinjonathantorres.com

Rolando Torres
Rolando Torres
Born 1951, in Guayanilla, lives in Caguas,
Rolando Torres
abstract
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




Victor Torres
lives in Cayey,

Painting




Wanda G. Torres
Wanda G. Torres
Born in San Juan, lives in Paris, France since 2000,
Wanda G. Torres
humoristic
surrealistic

Painting



geocities.com/wandilla
absolutearts.com

Wichie Torres
Wichie Torres
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Wichie Torres
expressionistic
realistic
decorative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture



wichietorres.com

Zamaslie Torres
Born 1970, in Ponce, lives in Ponce, started painting at age 35; various group shows in galleries since
Zamaslie Torres
figurative
abstract

Painting




José Antonio Torres Martino
José Antonio Torres Martino
Born 1916, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Antonio Torres Martino
abstract
realistic

Painting
Printmaking



universia.pr

Jessamine Toste
Jessamine Toste
Born 1970, in Puerto Rico, lived in San Juan, deceased 2012,
Jessamine Toste
expressionistic

Painting



jessaminetoste.com

Miguel Trelles
Born in San Juan, member of O.P. Art, NY
Miguel Trelles
social

Painting
Drawing



online Gallery
op-art.org

Rafael Trelles
Rafael Trelles
Born 1957, in Santurce, aka Rafi/Rafy Trelles,
Rafael Trelles
surrealistic
political

Painting
Sculpture



rafaeltrelles.com

Nitza Tufiño
Born 1949, in Mexico City, raised in San Juan, Puerto; lives in New York; daughter of the late artist Rafael Tufiño,
Nitza Tufiño
decorative
abstract

Ceramics, Pottery
Mural
Painting
Printmaking
Installation
Mixed Media



tallerboricua.org

Rafael Tufiño
Rafael Tufiño
Born 1922, in New York, lived in San Juan and New York; spent many years in Mexico; father of five including artists Nitza and Rafael Tufiño Jr.; aka Tefo, born Rafael Tufiño Figueroa, deceased 2008, in San Juan,
Rafael Tufiño
realistic
abstract
humoristic

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration



prdream.com
puertadetierra.info
artefoundation.com
El Nuevo Dia article announcing his death
Video in English
Video in English (part 2)
NYT March 2008
Int. Herald Tribune March 2008
NY Daily March 2008
Canadian Press March 2008
myspace.com/rafaeltufino

Orlando Vallejo
Born 1955, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Orlando Vallejo
expressionistic
abstract

Painting



orlandovallejo.com

Sebastián Vallejo
Sebastián Vallejo
Born 1982, in San Juan, Sebastián A. Vallejo Rivera lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Sebastián Vallejo
abstract
expressionistic

Printmaking
Mixed Media
Painting
Drawing



sebastianvallejo.com

José Antonio Vargas
José Antonio Vargas
Born 1963, in San Juan, brother of José Luis Vargas, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Antonio Vargas
abstract

Painting



vargasmonochromatic.com

José Luis Vargas
José Luis Vargas
Born 1965, in San Juan, brother of José Antonio Vargas, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Luis Vargas
surrealistic
expressionistic

Painting
Audio, Sound



geocities.com
Rotund World
museodehistoriasobrenatural.com

Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
Born 1986, in San Juan, aka Priscilla Mercedes; lives in Brooklyn, NY,
Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
abstract
conceptual
figurative
social

Photography
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting

is about to launch Polar Magazine (polarmagazine.net)

priscillamercedes.com

Ralph Vázquez
Ralph Vázquez
Born 1981, born Angel Rafael Vázquez Concepción; lives in San Francisco, CA,
Ralph Vázquez
conceptual
(post-)pop art

Painting
Video, Film



CV artist and curator
Short bio
Curatorial consortium

Zinthia Vázquez


Painting




Isabel Vázquez Maldonado
Born 1950, in Ponce, lives in Luquillo, Puerto Rico,
Isabel Vázquez Maldonado
critical of society
(post-)feministic
erotic, sexual
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking
Ceramics, Pottery
Glass
Mixed Media
Photography



Resumé

Juan Ramón Velásquez
Born 1950, in Río Piedras, works in Miramar,
figurative
abstract

Painting
Drawing



gandiastudio.com

Edwin Velázquez
Born 1961, in Santurce,
abstract

Painting




Omar Velázquez Román
Omar Velázquez Román
Born 1984, in Moca, Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan since 2002,
Omar Velázquez Román
surrealistic
abstract
figurative

Printmaking
Painting
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration




Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
Born 1977, in Santurce, aka ednalucila, lives in Bayamón,
Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
abstract
critical of society
decorative
impressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting

member of UNDO

undodigital.com

Javier A. Vélez García
Born 1968, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, lives in Cidra,
decorative

Painting
Printmaking



javiervelez.com
myspace.com/javier_velez
geocities.com/javiervelez_68

Eduardo Vera Cortés
Born 1926, in Utuado, deceased 2006,
Eduardo Vera Cortés
realistic

Printmaking
Painting



Puerto Rican posters

Giovanna Verní
Giovanna Verní
Born in Venezuela, lives in Puerto Rico,
Giovanna Verní
figurative
surrealistic

Painting

director of the Gallery 778

Galería 787

Milka Vigo
Milka Vigo
Born 1975, in Santurce, lives in Toa Alta,
Milka Vigo
figurative
realistic
decorative

Painting



Resumé

Rafael Villamil
Rafael Villamil
Born in Puerto Rico, moved to the USA where he worked as an architect,
Rafael Villamil
surrealistic

Painting




Fernando Villanueva
Fernando Villanueva
Born 1974, in San Sebastián,
Fernando Villanueva
(post-)pop art
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media



tranceliquido.com
fernandovillanueva.net

Pepe Villegas
Pepe Villegas
Born 1964, in San Juan, Roberto José Villegas; raised in Puerto Rico, lives in New York,
Pepe Villegas
architectural, urbanistic
realistic
abstract

Painting
Photography
Video, Film

member of O.P. Art, NY

pepevillegas.com
op-art.org

Mark Vinsun
Mark Vinsun
Born 1961, in Cape Code, Mass., USA, aka Marco; lives in New York City, Mother Puerto Rican, father English
Mark Vinsun
expressionistic
abstract
figurative
impressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media



gallery-worldwide.com
leonidesarts.com

Zaps
Born 1984, in New York, USA, lives in Trujillo Alto, aka Emmanuel Figueroa,
abstract

Graffiti
Painting




Izam Zawahra
Izam Zawahra
Born 1985, in Santurce, aka Trece; lives in Río Piedras,
Izam Zawahra

Painting
Graffiti
Sculpture

has worked with grafitti groups HTO, TAG, FRESH, BNA and KD

myspace.com

David Zayas
Born in Ponce, lives in Río Piedras,
expressionistic
abstract
critical of society

Painting
Graffiti



unzayaspordia.tumblr.com

Raúl Zayas López

abstract

Painting




Luis Zegarra
Luis Zegarra
Born 1959, in Peru, moved to Puerto Rico in the 1990s, lives in San Juan,
Luis Zegarra
abstract
impressionistic
surrealistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting



Resumé

Jorge Zeno
Born 1956, in Washington D.C., moved to Puerto Rico at age three; lives in San Juan,
Jorge Zeno
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Sculpture



botello.com

Sue Zinkowski
Born 1928, in Boston, USA, lives in Culebra,
abstract

Painting




Isa Zorrilla
Isa Zorrilla
Born 1951, in San Juan, aka Isabel Zorrilla, lives in Manatí and San Juan,
Isa Zorrilla
expressionistic
figurative

Glass
Painting

member of Grupo Eko and Factor 5



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